Police Search for Man in Kidnap Attempt
Indio Police search for man who tried to abduct a schoolgirl on Monday
Indio High Student approached on her way to classes Monday morning., Video by kmir6.comvideo
INDIO - Police are looking to identify the man who tried to lure a high school senior into his car Monday morning.
Accordin to police reports, the 17-year-old girl was walking on Aladdin Street near Shadow Palm Avenue monday morning when a man offered her a ride. She declined and continued to walk toward Indio High School.
Minutes later, the man made a u-turn and pulls again alongside the girl, allegedly reaching for her arm and telling her to get into his van.
Again the girl broke free and contineus her way to the High School, with the van folling her. Once on the Indio campus, she immediately phoned her parents and told school administtrators of the incident.
The man is described as Hispanic, around 30 years old with a dark moustache and goatee. He was wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans. The vehicle was described as a beige Ford Expedition.
If you have information on the man, or the incident above, you are urged to phone the Indio Police Department.